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48 Hours in Paris – Where to Dine

Friday, February 13, 2015
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One more croissant please? Nope. That wasn’t the phrase I used the most, surprisingly during this 3rd trip to Paris. It was, ‘pass the bread please!’ and ‘I love cheese’. With endless bistros and brasseries, la France had a hold of me with the vino’s, the cheeses and surprisingly the Mediterranean food and the great company of new friendships. Here are the 4  places I wined and dined in 48 Hours in Paris.

Where to Dine in Paris

 

Le Grand Salon

Hilton Paris Opera recently opened its doors once again after an extensive renovation. Get ready to be amazed with a soaring of 46-foot high ceilings and hand-painted frescos dedicated to the Parisian Golden Age, Le Grand Salon is the hub for guests and Parisian people to mingle, connect, and savor the beautiful Belle Epoque surroundings. This sophisticated place offers a culinary escape regardless the time of the day.
Opening hours: 7.30 to 1am Mon-Fri, 10.30 to 1am Sat and 10.30am to 11pm Sun

 

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Restaurant Lazare Paris

Right across Hilton Opera Paris is restaurant Lazare Paris. A bistro style with a twist. The restaurant has long bar with tables around it and our long rectangular wooden table with 22 of our friends  facing the open style kitchen. We ordered the Salade de haricots verts, artichauts à l’huile de noiset, Sélection de charcuterie fin,  Œufs de poule mimosa, au thon et au crab (my favorite!) Calamars sautés à l’ail et au piment d’Espelett with a main dish of Cabillaud cuit au plat, tomate, gingembre et basilic. Absolutely delicious and ended with Crumble de framboise.

Parvis de la Gare Saint-Lazare / Rue Intérieure, 75008 Paris, France

Open Mondays to Sundays 7:30am – midnight

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Nai Paris

La cuisine Libanaise. For the love of homos, kebbeh, labneh and grilled. Nai Paris is a family owned business that has been opened for 10 years and growing. I couldn’t believe I found it! Rumors has it that it is the best lebanese food in the country. Strangely enough, I was craving a little bit of home cooked food and was glad I found the last table for two right in the corner for lunch. Paul, who owns this hidden gem runs the restaurant with his wife and brother. It is the place to eat home cooked Lebanese food and has loyal fans and regular visitors from all over the world!

229 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré  75008Paris
Open Monday through Saturday  11h45 à 14h45 et de 18h30 à 23h

Tél. : 01 40 68 90 70

 

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L’estaminet Au Marche Des Enfants Rouge

Right in the middle of the oldest covered market in Paris is L’estaminet Des Enfants Rouge. A lovely market setting and menu that changes every month with different daily dishes. A place to for cheese and wine during the day break, lovely brunch menus on Sundays and a great place to grab a bite with friends.

39, rue de Bretagne – 75003 Paris

Open Every Day

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